Reclaiming your copyright after 35 years: a new opportunity

Starting in 2013, authors began to have the ability to reclaim copyrights they transferred to a publisher in 1978 or later. Copyright law permits authors to reclaim their copyrights…

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E-books to enhance professional development

MIT Libraries resources support online professional development courses for the MIT community. MIT faculty, staff and students have access to Lynda.com, and a recently added collection…

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Spring into IAPril classes and events!

Spring is finally here! While you wait for Mother Nature to cooperate, check out the April offerings from the MIT Libraries. Something for everyone! IAPril – Spring is…

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Preservation Week, April 29–May 1: Explore the art and science of preserving cultural heritage

Join us for a variety of events that highlight the importance of preserving cultural heritage materials during National Preservation...

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Text-mining contract signed by Libraries offers computational access to Elsevier articles

The MIT Libraries have signed an agreement with Elsevier, the largest publisher of journal articles in the world, to…

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Discovering the Libraries: Lewis Music Library

By MIT Libraries’ student blogger, Pri Tembhekar Hello everyone! Some great study spaces in the Lewis Music…

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Improving Water Quality in 19th Century Massachusetts

A recent MIT news spotlight on research for detecting bacteria brought to mind 19th century research on water quality in Massachusetts.

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Discovering the Libraries: Spring break at… the Libraries?

By MIT Libraries’ student blogger, Pri Tembhekar It’s time for spring break! That may imply running away from stacks of books as fast as possible but consider a stop at the…

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OA research in the news: New evidence for the ‘bang’ of the Big Bang

This week, a team of astronomers announced the first “smoking gun” evidence of inflation,…

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